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Aso volcano
caldera 1592 m / 5,223 ft
central Kyushu, Japan, 32.88°N / 131.11°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
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2016, 2014-15, 2011 (May), 2005, 2004, 2003, 1994-95, 1992-93, 1989-91, 1988, 1984-85, 1983, 1981, 1980, 1979-80, 1977-78, 1975-76, 1973-75, 1970-72, 1967-69, 1964-66, 1964, 1963-64, 1963, 1960-62, 1960, 1959, 1957-58, 1957, 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953, 1952(?), 1951, 1950-51, 1949, 1948, 1947, 1946, 1945, 1943-44, 1943, 1942(?), 1940-41, 1938-39, 1937, 1936, 1935, 1934, 1932-33, 1931(?), 1930, 1928-29, 1926-28, 1925, 1923, 1920, 1919, 1918, 1916, 1914, 1911-12, 1910, 1909, 1908, 1907, 1906, 1898-99, 1897, 1894, 1884, 1874, 1872-73, 1856, 1854, 1838, 1837, 1835, 1830-32, 1830, 1829, 1828, 1827-28, 1827, 1826, 1816, 1815, 1814, 1806, 1804, 1781-88, 1772-80, 1765, 1753(?)-54, 1709, 1708(?), 1691, 1683, 1675, 1671, 1668-69, 1668, 1649, 1637, 1631, 1620, 1613, 1612, 1611, 1598-99, 1592, 1587, 1584, 1583, 1582, 1576, 1564, 1563(?), 1562, 1558-59, 1542, 1533, 1522, 1506, 1505, 1485, 1473-74, 1438, 1434, 1390(?) 1388(?), 1387, 1377, 1376, 1375-76, 1369, 1346, 1343, 1340, 1335, 1331-33, 1331, 1324, 1305, 1286, 1281, 1274, 1273, 1272, 1272, 1271, 1269, 1265, 1240, 1239, 1229, 986(?), 867, 864, 796(?), 553
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Aso volcano news & activity updates

Aso volcano (Kyushu, Japan) activity update

Friday Mar 27, 2015 19:34 PM | BY: T

Glow from Aso's Nakadake crater
Glow from Aso's Nakadake crater
Explosive activity and ash emissions have decreased or ceased. Bright glow and intense steaming/degassing from the main vent in the Nakadake crater however suggest the presence of a small lava lake.
Previous news
Weak strombolian eruption at Aso's Nakadake crater this morning
Monday, Mar 16, 2015
Weak strombolian activity from two vents continue at the Nakadake crater, accompanied by abundant steam and minor ash emissions. [more]
Steam plume from Aso's Nakadake crater today
Wednesday, Mar 11, 2015
Strombolian activity continues, but has decreased. Mostly, only a steam plume can be seen rising from the Nakadake crater, suggesting that explosive activity is now much lower than during the previous months. [more]
Strombolian explosion at Aso's Nakadake crater a few minutes ago
Wednesday, Mar 04, 2015
The strombolian eruption continues with little changes. Incandescent bombs are ejected from the main vent of Nakadake crater to above the crater rim. Low level ash plumes rise to 1-2 km altitude. [more]
Ash plume from Aso's Nakadake crater this morning
Monday, Feb 16, 2015
No significant changes in the ongoing mild eruption have occurred over the past weeks. Small ash emissions from strombolian activity inside Nakadake crater are near continuous. [more]
Stronger strombolian eruption at Aso on 3 Feb (Kyoto Univ. crater webcam)
Thursday, Feb 05, 2015
No significant changes have occurred at the ongoing strombolian eruption from Asosan's Nakadake Crater althugh its intensity seems to have decreased. Incandescent material from intermittent explosions is sometimes ejected onto the crater rim, and plumes rise up to approx. 1 km above the crater. [more]

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